Freeride World Tour in Fieberbrunn

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What with the recent Winter Olympics, most people are familiar with the various snow sports that take place on the mountain. However, there is one sport that has been overlooked by the Olympic federation, but is possibly one of the most exhilarating events that can take place at high altitude is Freeride skiing and snowboarding.... Read more »

Oniriq

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In September 2017 a small restaurant opened its doors to the public of Innsbruck; little did they know what was opening on their doorstep and little did they know that possibly one of the greatest culinary experiences in Europe was now to be had high up in this Austrian alpine city. You may think that... Read more »

Katschberg

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FACTS SEASON START & END: Open early December to early/mid April SKI ALTITUDE: 1,066m-2,220mm / Vertical Drop- 1,154m PISTES: 17% Beginner / 67% Intermediate / 16% Expert LIFTS: 16 Lifts (Gondola-2 / Chair lift-6 / Drag lifts-8). SLOPES: 35 pistes in the area of Katschberg-Aineck totalling 70km of piste. CROSS-COUNTRY: 24km of cross-country ski trails.... Read more »

The Post Hotel

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My journey from Innsbruck to Lermoos took us over the stunning Fernpass, an old mountain pass that was first opened up because of the salt trade. With this trade came wealth and in 1560 the first stone of the “Alte Post"or post station was laid. Over the years the property changed hands and usage several... Read more »

Lermoos

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FACTS SEASON START & END: Opens early December to mid April SKI ALTITUDE: Grubigstein 1004-2160m / Vertical Drop- 1156m PISTES: 48% Beginner / 44% Intermediate / 8% Expert LIFTS: 9 (Gondola-3 / Chair lifts-4 / Drag lifts-1 / Carpet-1) Zugspitz Arena-58 SLOPES: 12 Pistes for a total of 25.5 Km (139 km over the Zugspitz... Read more »

Innsbruck

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The summer was just a distant memory, which I was quite glad about for I live for the winter and everything associated with it. Of course the peak of winter for me is Christmas, and I have to say that the best part is the gradual built up over November and December. Once Halloween is... Read more »

Ischgl

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FACTS SEASON START & END: Open late November to Early May SKI ALTITUDE: 1,400m-2864m / Vertical Drop- 1464m PISTES: 21% Beginner / 64% Intermediate / 15% Expert LIFTS: 45 (Gondola-7 / Chair lift-25 / Drag lifts-13) SLOPES: 83 Pistes for a total of 238km SNOW: 1100 snow cannons LIFT TICKET 2017/18 Ski Pass: Adult: from... Read more »

Leogang

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Ski Leogang Austria FACTS SEASON START & END: Open late November to early April SKI ALTITUDE: 800m-1914mm / Vertical Drop- 1114m PISTES: 60% Beginner / 34% Intermediate / 6% Expert LIFTS: 10 (Gondola-2 / Chair lift-4 / Drag lifts-4) 70 lifts over Saalbach area. SLOPES: 17 Pistes in Leogang, 118 pistes with Saalbach totalling 270km. SNOWMAKING: 90% of... Read more »